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Black Bean Chilli with Chocolate

You might like your chocolate sweet, but chocolate in savoury dishes is a classic in Mexican cuisine. Try this chocolate chilli and be surprised at how fantastic it actually tastes.

Posted by: kim




15 - 30 mins

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You will need

about 2 cups vegetable broth
1 onion, chopped More products
1 green bell pepper, diced More products
8 cloves garlic, crushed More products
2 tbsp ground cumin More products
2 tbsp red chili powder More products
2 400g tins black beans, rinsed well and drained More products
about 140g tomato puree More products
1 tin chopped tomatoes, with the juice More products
2 tbsp dried oregano More products
50g excellent quality dark chocolate More products
salt to taste More products
freshly ground black pepper to taste More products
a small bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

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about 300g corn in a jar OR

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300g frozen corn Available only in our Tollcross shop More products

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  • Heat 1 tbsp broth in a medium size soup pot.
  • Sauté the onion and bell pepper in the broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent.
  • Add the garlic, cumin, and red chilli powder and continue to sauté for another minute.
  • Add 1 cup broth and the remaining ingredients, except for the corn and cilantro.
  • Simmer for another 20 minutes uncovered, adding more stock if needed.
  • Add corn and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped cilantro and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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